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East Bengal keen to keep I-League title hopes alive

East Bengal keen to keep I-League title hopes alive

East Bengal have 25 points from 13 matches and another win by them would narrow the gap at the top of the table.

Feb 06, 2019, 18:05 PM IST
Lionel Messi uncertainty does not affect Real Madrid 'Clasico' plans: Santiago Solari

Lionel Messi uncertainty does not affect Real Madrid 'Clasico' plans: Santiago Solari

It is unclear whether Messi, the all-time top scorer in Spanish football as well as in the `Clasico`, will be fit for the game after ending Barca`s 2-2 draw with Valencia on Saturday with a knock.

Feb 06, 2019, 14:12 PM IST
Former Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho fined for tax fraud in Spain in lieu of jail time

Former Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho fined for tax fraud in Spain in lieu of jail time

As well as the one-year prison sentence, Mourinho has been fined 1.9 million euros, 60 percent of the amount defrauded, as well as 121,764 euros in interest.

Feb 06, 2019, 14:06 PM IST
EPL: Pep Guardiola predicts roller-coaster title run-in after Liverpool blip

EPL: Pep Guardiola predicts roller-coaster title run-in after Liverpool blip

Back-to-back draws for Liverpool, have handed City an opportunity to move to the top of the league table for the first time since December with a win over Everton on Thursday.

Feb 06, 2019, 13:07 PM IST
FIFA, Qatar set up joint venture to deliver 2022 World Cup

FIFA, Qatar set up joint venture to deliver 2022 World Cup

FIFA, in a statement, said that it would hold a 51 percent share of the venture while the Qatar organising committee would hold 49 percent.

Feb 06, 2019, 12:42 PM IST
Copa del Rey: Lionel Messi named in Barcelona's squad for 'El Clasico'

Copa del Rey: Lionel Messi named in Barcelona's squad for 'El Clasico'

Messi sustained an injury during Saturday's 2-2 La Liga draw with Valencia, in which he scored twice, although he was able to finish the game after being treated.

Feb 06, 2019, 12:07 PM IST
Wayne Rooney believes he still has talent to compete in EPL

Wayne Rooney believes he still has talent to compete in EPL

The 33-year-old former Manchester United and Everton captain said he was not a fading force and he could still compete against some of the world's best players.

Feb 06, 2019, 11:41 AM IST
Ligue 1: Marseille beat 10-man Bordeaux in empty Stade Velodrome

Ligue 1: Marseille beat 10-man Bordeaux in empty Stade Velodrome

The game was played in near silence, as Marseille have been ordered to play all games at their home ground behind closed doors as a punishment for fans throwing firecrackers on to the pitch last

Feb 06, 2019, 11:09 AM IST
EPL: Pep Guardiola advises Everton to be patient with Marco Silva

EPL: Pep Guardiola advises Everton to be patient with Marco Silva

Everton invested heavily on new players in the close season but results have hardly matched expectations, with Silva's side only managing three wins in their last 12 Premier League games.

Feb 06, 2019, 10:48 AM IST
Mauricio Pochettino should manage Manchester United if not Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Wayne Rooney

Mauricio Pochettino should manage Manchester United if not Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Wayne Rooney

Solskjaer replaced Jose Mourinho in December and has guided United to seven wins and a draw in the Premier League to make a compelling case for a permanent boss ahead of Pochettino.

Feb 06, 2019, 09:49 AM IST
Borussia Dortmund lose German Cup shootout to Werder Bremen after 3-3 thriller

Borussia Dortmund lose German Cup shootout to Werder Bremen after 3-3 thriller

Achraf Hakimi`s 113th minute strike appeared to have clinched Dortmund`s place in the quarter-finals but Bremen`s Martin Harnik netted six minutes later to force the shootout.

Feb 06, 2019, 06:53 AM IST
Manchester United rebound makes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer favourite for hot seat: Steve McClaren

Manchester United rebound makes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer favourite for hot seat: Steve McClaren

Having replaced Jose Mourinho in December, Solskjaer has collected seven wins and a draw in the Premier League to guide a rejuvenated United to within two points of the top four.

Feb 05, 2019, 17:56 PM IST
Wolves feel 'unstoppable' after a winning run in EPL: Raul Jimenez

Wolves feel 'unstoppable' after a winning run in EPL: Raul Jimenez

Victory against Everton was followed by home wins over Leicester City and West Ham United, pushing Wolves to seventh place on 38 points. 

Feb 05, 2019, 16:12 PM IST
Serie A: Atalanta win at Cagliari to close in on Champions League places

Serie A: Atalanta win at Cagliari to close in on Champions League places

Hans Hateboer headed in Timothy Castagne's cross five minutes after halftime to give the Bergamo-based team their fifth win in six matches in all competitions.

Feb 05, 2019, 11:52 AM IST
Next week critical for Manchester City's EPL title hopes: Bernardo Silva

Next week critical for Manchester City's EPL title hopes: Bernardo Silva

Manchester City have 59 points from 25 games, to sit three points behind Premier League leaders Liverpool.

Feb 05, 2019, 11:15 AM IST
EPL: West Ham's Mark Noble backs Liverpool to lift title despite blip

EPL: West Ham's Mark Noble backs Liverpool to lift title despite blip

A sluggish Liverpool were held 1-1 by West Ham on Tuesday to reach 62 points from 25 games, with their lead over City reduced to three points.

Feb 05, 2019, 10:55 AM IST
No cup distractions give Liverpool advantage in EPL title race: Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan

No cup distractions give Liverpool advantage in EPL title race: Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan

Liverpool were knocked out in the third round of both the League and FA Cups this season.

Feb 05, 2019, 10:31 AM IST
Body found in wreckage of plane carrying missing footballer Emiliano Sala

Body found in wreckage of plane carrying missing footballer Emiliano Sala

The Piper PA-46 Malibu light aircraft carrying Sala and British pilot David Ibbotson lost contact with air traffic controllers on January 21 after taking off from the French city of Nantes on its way

Feb 05, 2019, 10:05 AM IST
EPL: Liverpool stutter in 1-1 draw against West Ham

EPL: Liverpool stutter in 1-1 draw against West Ham

Liverpool, who have 19 wins from 25 games they have played so far, will next lock horns against Bournemouth at Anfield on February 9.

Feb 05, 2019, 09:54 AM IST
La Liga: Red-hot Vinicius Jr has Barcelona in his sights

La Liga: Red-hot Vinicius Jr has Barcelona in his sights

The 18-year-old was left out of the squad when Real last visited the Nou Camp in October, deemed too young and too inexperienced to face a Barca side who went on to defeat Madrid 5-1.

Feb 04, 2019, 16:07 PM IST